California Festivals


Loomis Eggplant Festival

October 1, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Annual Eggplant Festival
5775 Horseshoe Bar Road
Loomis, CA
Free Parking & Free Admission

Entertainment, bands

  • Dear Darling
  • Soundtrack
  • Tony Black & The Depths
  • Sierra College Jazz Band
  • McLaughlin Theatre Company Orchestra
  • Irish Band
  • MTC

Food, fantasy and fun greets everyone attending the Annual Eggplant Festival. For starters, the morning begins with a pancake breakfast. Then everyone moves on over to the event area to spend the day dining on a variety of snacks and meals served by local food vendors such as Randy Peter's Catering, Hacienda, Valencia Club, Scoops Italian Ice, and more!

Kid Zones
Quad Jumper, Tea Cups Kids
Rock Wall, Mechanical Bull, Giant Slide
Free Make & Take arts and crafts
Avenue of the Arts


Local food vendors sell Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Corn Dogs, and there will be Eggplant! Dishes may include eggplant tacos, eggplant parmesan, eggplant kabobs, eggplant hamburgers & fries, grilled eggplant, and fried eggplant.

At one time, James Loomis was the whole town--saloon keeper, railroad agent, express agent, and postmaster of Loomis, CA. In the early part of the 20th century, Loomis was the second largest fruit-shipping station in Placer County.

Eggplant shipments from California:

EGGPLANT shown in 10,000 pound units

Eggplant truck
1. Florida
2. Georgia
3. California --- 728

ORGANIC shown in 10,000 pound units

source: USDA. gov

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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